Entries by Ian H.

All Things Open 2015

Raleigh, NC – The world’s top developers, technologists and decision makers will gather on October 19-20 in Raleigh, NC for the third annual All Things Open conference. Join the world’s top developers, technologists, and decision makers as we explore open source, open tech, and the open web in the enterprise. Two days of keynotes, talks, […]

NC Open Data Hackshop Sep 11-12

Raleigh, NC – There is a new event on the calendar that looks to be a great event for open data in NC, the NC Open Data Hackshop. Waffle.io and the U.S. Census Bureau are teaming up to run this event. What is really cool is that the U.S. Census Bureau will be showing us […]

Cofounders Capital Announces 3rd and 4th Investments

Cary, NC – Early this week Cofounders Capital announced their 3rd and 4th investments. Unlike the first two investments that were follow on rounds, these are both new first round investments led by Cofounders. EmployUS is a Raleigh based startup run by an NCSU graduate. It could become the Uber of the staffing industry by […]

Upcoming Tech Events – Aug 2015 Edition

Cary, NC – Here is a quick summary of Technology events coming up in the next few months. Let us know what you think of the events and also let us know if we have missed any. Quick Links Technology Event Calendar Tech Meetup Groups in the Triangle / Triad / Charlotte August 2015 Events 25 […]

NC DataPalooza Finale is September 21

Raleigh, NC – The six month long NC Datapalooza competition is coming to a close on September 21, 2015. The competition started on May 16th with a day-long TechJam. Teams from TechJam, teams from CityCamp NC and others entered into the competition. Last week there was a pitch day and 3 teams were selected for […]

Midnight Lunch Comes to the Triangle

Morrisville, NC – Technology Tank has partnered with Bi-Link and Sarah Miller Caldicott to bring Midnight Lunch™ to the Triangle. On Friday, June 5th, a group of CEO’s and area catalysts listened to a presentation about Midnight Lunch. Sarah explained the Midnight Lunch process while our guests munched on some good food provided by Tra’Li […]

HOTTovation Launches in Morrisville

Morrisville, NC – On June 1, 2015, the newest class of HOTTovators was launched at the Campbell University RTP Campus. On hand were Morrisville Council Member Steve Rao, Morrisville Innovation Foundation Chair Creighton Blackwell, Morrisville Chamber President Sarah Gaskill and Campbell University RTP Campus Director Sandy Gareton to wish the participants best luck in the […]

Google Fiber in the Triangle

Morrisville, NC – Last night I attended a TiE event focused on Google Fiber. Morrisville Town Council Member Steve Rao introduced the program and led a Q&A session with J. Erik Garr, Head of Operations for Google Fiber in the Triangle. Why is Google Fiber Important? The first question from Steve was from his father, […]

NC Datapalooza Kicks Off on May 16

Durham, NC – NC Datapalooza kicks off on May 16th with the NC Datapalooza DataJam. This is the third year of NC Datapalooza, an open-data startup competition to catalyze positive community and economic impact. What is Datapalooza? In 2009 Todd Park was appointed CTO of the of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services […]